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Early Bird Cinema and University Student accreditation

From today until 31 May, university students can purchase at a special price the accreditation for the 75th Venice International Film Festival.


Italian and foreign University students of all the faculties have also this year the opportunity to participate as protagonists at the 75th Venice International Film Festival.


Further to the interest that the Biennale shows for the participation of the young in all of its artistic sections, the Venice International Film Festival will receive requests for accreditation from University students from Italy and from abroad offering a badge valid for 11 days at the cost of 40 € until 31 May.

The accreditation for University students may be requested by Italian and foreigner students of any faculty.

The accreditation will be valid for the 11-day duration of the Festival (29th August to 8th Sept.) and will allow access to some 200 screenings reserved for accredited visitors and including films in the official line-up (selected screenings as long as seats are available).

The accreditation for University students also allows to have:

  • a discounted price on the Venice Film Festival's catalogue
  • discounted prices for tickets of the 16th International Architecture Exhibition (Giardini and Arsenale, 26 May – 25 November 2018)





Cinema accreditation is exclusively reserved to those who operate within the film sector under a cultural profile, La Biennale offers in this regard to University students, attending courses in the theory and history of film at Italian or foreign universities the possibility to purchase the Cinema Accreditation at a special price. This accreditation allows you to fully immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the Festival, granting access to the screenings of the films in competition and those presented in the other sections of the Festival, as well as taking advantage of special opportunities for meeting and discussion. Early bird fee (40 € instead of 80 €) is available for this applicants category until 31 May.





The Venice Film Festival, directed by Alberto Barbera, will be held from August 29th to September 8th at the Lido of Venice and will host internationally renowned directors and actors. The President of the Jury will be the winner of the 2017 Golden Lion, Guillermo del Toro, who also won the Oscar for Best Picture and Directing with The Shape of Water.

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